Valerie Kelly is a Certified Equine Sports Massage Therapist (CESMT) and graduate of Bancroft's 200hr Equine Massage Program with in depth instruction in equine anatomy, physiology, and nutrition. She is a Massachusetts certified riding instructor and multicarded horse show judge. Valerie's education also includes a Bachelor's degree in psychology and an associates degree in Nursing.
Valerie has been horseback riding since 1990. Throughout the years she has dabbled in a bit of each discipline eventually specializing in show jumping and eventing. She teaches all levels of riders from beginners learning the basics of horsemanship through more advanced students interested in riding in hunter, jumper, or three phase shows at almost any level.
Valerie's career as a certified equine sports massage therapist provides a unique perspective on riding and training. Valerie has extensive experience training green horses including retraining and restarting off the track thoroughbreds.